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We have yet another award to add to our growing list! Acceleration Partners has been named one of Ad Age’s 2016 Best Places to Work list! Ad Age’s prestigious Best Places to Work list represents the cream of the crop in marketing, advertising, media and ad technology. The 50 companies who made the list stand out for their best-in-class benefits, salaries and hiring practices, but also for creating a culture in which employees are engaged, encouraged and valued. For AP, it means...
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The day after Halloween, the Acceleration Partners team descended upon Beverly, MA (near Salem) like witches gathering for their coven. Instead of brewing spells, at our annual AP Summit, we brewed new ideas, stirred up our visions and goals for 2017 and mixed in spellbindingly fun team activities with a generous sprinkling of revelation and recognition. Inspiration Staying at the historic Wylie Inn and conference center on Endicott College’s campus, our AP Summit got under way with a new...
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Last week Boston SmartCEO honored the region’s top female business leaders at their inaugural 2016 Brava Awards and AP’s Director of Talent & Culture, Emily Tetto was among the winners. Brava award winners combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community, mentoring up-and-coming leaders and setting their companies on the path to tremendous growth. This year’s 40 CEO and executive winners collectively generate more than $598.73...
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In October 2015, the publication, Entrepreneur developed the Entrepreneur 360™ Performance Index, a comprehensive analysis of hundreds of privately-held, U.S.-based companies. The purpose of their 360 degree assessment was to understand what makes a strong – and, more importantly, sustainable -- entrepreneurial company. Their analysis uncovered a subset of companies whose continued success is largely based on: Superior value creation for their customers Building an adaptive...
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“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” ~Elizabeth Andrew Last month, some of our Chicago-based team members came together to volunteer with Cradles to Crayons, a national organization that provides children from birth through age 12 with essential items to help them thrive at home, at school and at play – all free of charge. This month, it was our Boston-based team members who met up at Cradles to Crayons’ Boston warehouse to volunteer by...
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Way to go, AP! The Acceleration Partners team has earned a place among one of the Country's Best Small and Medium Workplaces.  Consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune recently announced that Acceleration Partners came in at number 26 on their coveted list. The Best Small and Medium Workplaces list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work® and Fortune based on survey feedback from 52,000 employees working in Great Place to Work-CertifiedTM...
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Industry news that just might interest you: Affiliate marketing network LeadClick must pay $11.9 million for “deceptive marketing” practices Affiliate marketing has had to continuously defend its reputation since it emerged onto the scene in the late 90s / early 2000s. Although the industry has worked very hard over the years to prove that affiliate marketing is one of the most profitable, highly-valuable channels out there, some players still engage in black hat tactics that reflect...
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Imagine being born in Colombia to a Taiwanese father and a culturally Japanese, ethnically Taiwanese mother, growing up mostly in Ecuador and El Salvador, and living on your own at the age of 16 teaching English as a second language to middle and high school-aged kids in Taiwan. Oh, and at the time of your first experience living independently abroad, you don’t speak the local language. This set of circumstances barely scratches the surface of our newest team member, Liliana Chan...
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For the second year in a row, Great Place to Work® and Fortune have named Acceleration Partners one of the 2016 Best Workplaces for Women. What makes this ranking so significant is that it’s based on employees’ assessments of communications with management, options for development and training, and support for work/life balance, among other factors. It also takes into account how well-represented women are within the workforce overall and in management and executive...
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A cornerstone philosophy at Acceleration Partners (AP) is: right person, right seat, right time. The right people are those who share your company’s core values. The right seat means that the employee is working in a role that allows them to operate within their greatest skill and passion. The right time means that the right person is serving in that role at a time when the company needs their unique abilities. This concept came from Jim Collins’ bestselling book, Good to...
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“Volunteering is at the very core of being a human. No one has made it through life without someone else’s help.”  ~ Heather French Henry On September 9th, AP team members in and around the Chicago area came together to volunteer for Cradles to Crayons, a national organization that provides children ages 0 - 12 with essentials for work, life and play, such as clothing, school supplies, toys and more – all free of charge. While AP team members in Boston and Philadelphia will...
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As Acceleration Partners’ Global Director of Strategic Partners and Publishers, Alison takes publisher development to a new level. She fosters and manages business development partnerships that align with our affiliate, SEO and Paid Marketing services. Tell us a few interesting facts about yourself? I’m a Jersey girl. I grew up in New Jersey, then moved to San Francisco and I am now living in the Philadelphia area. But I’m a Jersey girl at heart. When I was 6 years old I...
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